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National Patient, Survivor, and Caregiver Conference -- MD Anderson, Houston

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Admission: Free - Streamed Onlone, YouTube.com 
Learn about the latest treatments for kidney cancer, clinical trials, and nutrition. Open to patients, survivors, caregivers and family members.



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Do you know if this conference is presented at a level that will benefit someone like myself, who doesn't have the super-technical background as to my kidney cancer? 



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I'm fairly certain that since the public is encouraged to attend, this conference is going to be less 'technical' and more practical - at least in the way the information is presented. But this is just a guess.

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I attended a similarly titled event last month in Los Angeles.  It was targeted for non-physicians like us. It was not overly technical. I would expect it to be helpful.


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My husband went to the one in Los Angeles also presented by the Kidney Cancer Association and we were very very glad we went. It was actually a very positive experience and the information was simplified for patients and survivors, I was pleased with the quality of the speakers in the information. 

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